Are you using ladders safely?

This free ladder safety training is a tool for the proper selection, care and safe use of all ladders, including stepladders, single and extension ladders, articulated ladders, and mobile ladders. Provided by the American Ladder Institute, this training outlines safe ladder practices in all applications, such as construction/painting, building and custodial services, warehousing, power, manufacturing, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, and at home.

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  1. Register for FREE!

    The ladder safety training is 100% free. If you are a Training Manager you can register employees within your organization as well.

  2. Select A Ladder Type

    Choose from the American Ladder Institute’s library of safety training modules. Take a pretest to see what you know.

  3. Watch and Learn

    Watch media-rich training videos that demonstrate safe ladder practices.

  4. Take the Safety Test

    Successfully complete the final safety test to earn your certificate of completion. Share your scores with your friends orTraining Manager.

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Trainer's Toolbox

The American Ladder Institute has designed this section especially for Trainers and Training Managers. Free tools are available for signing up your organization’s trainees. To access these tools, simply check the Trainer Toolbox when signing up. If you're already a user, access these tools by clicking the Toolbox under your account.

Additional Safety Resources

In addition to this website, the American Ladder Institute also has these additional resources available:

View written ladder safety information.

Click here to Order copies of the online training on DVD.

Click here to view or order ladder standards.

Ladder Safety Leaders

Check out some of this week’s top scoring ladder safety users:

  • 100
    Van Thang
    Single and Extension Ladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:45:23 PM - Campus Life
  • 95
    Laramie Grubb
    Stepladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:29:40 PM -
  • 100
    Teresa De Lara
    Stepladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:57:52 PM - Green Valley Grocery
  • 100
    Valencia Owens
    Single and Extension Ladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:35:03 PM - Campus Life
  • 90
    Florentina Verduzco
    Stepladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:54:48 PM - ENMU Campus Life
  • 100
    Florentina Verduzco
    Mobile Ladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:34:10 PM - ENMU Campus Life
  • 100
    Lawrence Martinez-Coca
    Single and Extension Ladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:42:08 PM - ENMU Campus Life
  • 100
    Florentina Verduzco
    Articulated Ladder Safety
    10/20/2021 1:28:01 PM - ENMU Campus Life

Latest Comments

The following comments were provided by users of this site:

Should allow rewind feature, some info comes quickly and a short rewind would be helpful to listen to sections a second time

Scott Neff - student - Catastrophe Career Specialties LLC

Walk-through design with horizontal grab bars will improve safety on extension ladders properly installed but was not accepted at recent A14/A14.8 meeting

Nigel Ellis - President - EFSS

Excellent reminders for those of us who use step ladders all of the time.

Kristen Day - Environmental Analyst III - State of CT, Department of Public Health

excellent presentation, will recommend

Lincoln Hunt - Lead Safety Coordinator - Wanzek Construction

Excellent course!

M Martin - student - student